The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 44 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.29% 2.38% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 2.46% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £35,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 569 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.56% 96.60% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 608 491 405
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 39 (81.25%) SQL
3 27 (56.25%) C#
3 27 (56.25%) Python
4 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (50.00%) Degree
5 24 (50.00%) C++
6 22 (45.83%) Windows
7 21 (43.75%) Linux
7 21 (43.75%) Scrum
7 21 (43.75%) Computer Science
8 16 (33.33%) Electronics
9 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
9 15 (31.25%) .NET
10 14 (29.17%) PhD
10 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
10 14 (29.17%) Physics
11 12 (25.00%) SaaS
11 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 12 (25.00%) Image Processing
11 12 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
12 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
12 11 (22.92%) HTML
12 11 (22.92%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (16.67%) Java
15 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (14.58%) REST

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) WordPress
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) SaaS
2 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
2 6 (12.50%) JUnit
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Behat
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.92%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) REST
5 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 6 (12.50%) EJB
5 6 (12.50%) J2EE
5 6 (12.50%) JMS
5 6 (12.50%) Middleware
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.50%) Java EE
5 6 (12.50%) WCF
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (4.17%) XML
8 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.17%) jQuery
9 1 (2.08%) Ext JS
9 1 (2.08%) HTML5
9 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
2 14 (29.17%) Physics
3 11 (22.92%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) UNIX
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 12 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
5 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) Kanban
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.42%) Software Deployment
7 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) CRM
10 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.08%) ERP
10 1 (2.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) C#
2 27 (56.25%) Python
3 24 (50.00%) C++
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
7 6 (12.50%) Perl
7 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 6 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
9 4 (8.33%) C
10 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
10 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.08%) PHP
11 1 (2.08%) VB
11 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (29.17%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Nagios
1 6 (12.50%) OpenNMS
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Zend
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
Coventry, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Health + Pension + WFH
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
E.ON
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago